22 July 2016

Funny Girl: is Sheridan Smith’s star fading?

The Savoy production’s understudy is the breakout star.

15 July 2016

Ghostbusters: haunted by the original

This enjoyable reboot doesn’t hit the heights of its 1984 predecessor.

6 July 2016

Steven Spielberg: a lost talent

His films were once unmistakably Spielbergian – now they could be made by anyone.

13 May 2016

Sunset Boulevard: Close to greatness

The performance of Glenn Close once again elevates this musical version of the Billy Wilder classic.

22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

15 April 2016

Led Zeppelin on trial: you can’t copyright a cliché

The plagiarism case against Plant and Page reeks of desperation.

1 April 2016

Anomalisa: an uncanny success

Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film is among his most human.

12 January 2016

Bowie:
his life, times and transformations

He kept us guessing to the very end.